Speaker Bio

Paul Rogers is Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, and Global Security Consultant to the Oxford Research Group in the UK. Professor Rogers has worked in the field of international security, arms control and political violence for over 30 years. He lectures at universities and defence colleges in several countries and has written 20 books, including Losing Control: Global Security in the Early 21st Century (Pluto Press, 2000; 2nd Edition, 2002), A War on Terror: Afghanistan and After (Pluto Press, 2004), and most recently War Too Far: Iraq, Iran and the New American Century (Pluto Press, 2006). Dr. Rogers is a regular commentator on global security issues in both the national and international media. He was interviewed on Sept. 17, 2006 by Michael Enright on CBC Radio One, The Sunday Edition.

This lecture is sponsored by CIGI, Project Ploughshares, and the Waterloo Region Branch of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs.